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SATELLITE SIMULATORS WITH DEBOOST SYSTEM AND SPACE VOLUMETRIC ENVELOPES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000009824D
Original Publication Date: 2000-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-20
Document File: 4 page(s) / 274K

Publishing Venue

Motorola

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Authors:
Mark Kanne George Irwin Daniel Letson

Abstract

This paper describes a low-cost solution to several problems associated with satellite testing and manufacturing, by using a low cost satellite Simulator which maintains the characteristics of the real Satellite in structure, natural frequency, mass, launch vehicle interfaces, orbital characteristics and de-orbit capability.